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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
One tissue machine will be located in the company’s Anderson, S.C., facility and is expected to be completed and begin production in the second half of 2018. The second machine will be located in the company’s Lock Haven, Pa., mill and should be completed and begin production in the first half of 2019.
 
Company will run its Oklahoma City, Okla., USA, facility, which converts large parent rolls of tissue into packaged products, until its permanent closure on March 31, 2017. All of the facility’s 131 employees will be impacted. Clearwater will also permanent shut down two tissue machines at its Neenah, Wis., tissue facility.
 
"The purchase of a new TAD machine will help Irving Consumer Products continue to grow and deliver quality household paper products to our customers," said Robert K. Irving, president of Irving Consumer Products.
 
Papernet BioTech toilet paper is an innovative, biologically active paper that, thanks to the presence of enzymes, sanitizes the plumbing, reducing birdcages and unpleasant odors, helping to fight the bacteria of Legionella pneumophila and Salmonella, responsible for legionnaires’ disease and salmonellosis respectively.
 
Through its Sustainability 2022 efforts, company aims to increase access to clean, safe, sustainable sanitation to 10 million people by 2022.
 
Company has been recognized, for the sixth consecutive year, as the most responsible organization and brand in the eyes of Quebecers.
 
This course benefits anyone new to pulp and paper, for those who need a refresher and those taking on a new role in mill operations.
 
Learn about an innovative tool called the Tissue Plant Layout Simulator (PLS) that uses your calculations to pinpoint issues and minimize bottlenecks. TAPPI is offering this new workshop designed to instruct those in tissue converting operations how to use this new tool.

 
Eden Roc Resort Location Chosen for October 2017 Event.
 
Bonetti Company, Inc.
Cristini
Market Roundup
Index declines for second straight month in October 2016, but was still close to a two-year high.
 
Converted product shipments and parent roll production in October 2016 increased y/y while operating rates dropped m/m to 93.5%.
 
During the forecast period of 2014 to 2024, the global baby diapers market is projected to attain a market value of more than $70 billion.
 
Global hygiene market (baby diapers/nappies, feminine hygiene pads and tampons, and adult incontinence products, as well as the medical and wipes markets) will consume 4.4 million tons in 2016, valued at $17 billion.
 
Prices for wood fiber consumed for pulping in North America have fallen during the past year in all regions of the continent with the exception of the U.S. South.The biggest declines have been in the northwestern and northeastern U.S. where prices have fallen between 10% and 15% from the 3Q/15 to the 3Q/16.
 
Insight Technology International LLC
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Through this new association, tissue producer Cascades, which is already recognized as the leader in sustainable business practices, will be supporting the Foundation in its mission to protect nature's diversity and our quality of life, thereby expanding its positive impact on the planet's health.
 
Japan-based company will invest approximately $10.5 million to construct a sanitary napkin plant at its Elleair International (EIT) subsidiary in Rayong, Thailand, with startup set for July 2017.
 
Tissue machine is designed for an operating speed of 2,000 m/min. and will annually produce 35,000 metric tons of high-quality toilet and towel paper from pulp with a working width of 2.8 meters. Startup is scheduled for early 2018.
 
This year, G-P awarded 33 grants for a total of $170,000 to fire departments for equipment critical to firefighters’ safety. Funds are typically used to purchase new protective clothing like coats and boots, and replace items such as damaged safety gear and aging equipment.
 
New 60,000 metric tpy Valmet tissue machine at company's mill in Wuhu city, Anhui province has a trim width of 5.6 meters and operates at 1,900 meters/min.
 
Michael D. Hsu, currently group president North American Consumer Products, has been named president and COO and will join K-C's board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
 
Toscotec S.p.A
PM 1 has the capacity to produce 40,000 metric tpy of tissue following installation of the new yankee dryer.
 
Company uses Fiberpack (cellulose fiber portion of beverage cartons) to produce sanitary tissue products, solving carton waste disposal problems while eliminating significant volumes of equivalent carbon dioxide emissions.
 
New tissue machine will be installed at Nippon Paper Industries’ Fuji Mill, with an annual production capacity of 36,000 metric tons.
 
New site will allow Ontex to optimize production processes, service its French and international customers better, and improve the working conditions of its staff. The project involves an investment of EUR 45 million.
 
Project will give Bedford Paper, De Pere, Wis., a complete solution for retail and away-from-home small bath tissue and towels, allowing the company to become a full-service converting facility.
 
P&G’s Water Conservation Response project proved them to be an important and responsible partner in addressing California’s urgent need for good stewardship of scarce water resources," said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman.
 
Fotografiska (The Swedish Museum of Photography) in Stockholm, Sweden, have signed a partnership agreement aimed at highlighting how hygiene and health affect people’s well-being.
 
OMET Americas, Inc.
More than 300 suppliers to the Group—from Italy and abroad—took part in the initiative and were assessed according to a tool, TenP, built around the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.
 
Project involves a major rebuild of the existing fourdrinier tissue machine into a MODULO crescent former with a new TT Headbox-SLT. Also included is a rebuild of the existing approach flow system and the felt run, as well as the yankee dryer doctoring system.
 
Company will invest EUR 37 million to build new production capacity at its tissue mill in Klucze, Poland. It reportedly will purchase a new tissue machine that will raise its output capacity by about 70,000 metric tpy.
 
Companyplans to install a new 110/20 kV substation to increase the mill’s energy supply capacity from the current 5 MV to 12 MV, raising its output capacity and its energy efficiency.
 
Edson Packaging Machinery Limited
New Technologies
Easy Crescent is designed to meet the demands of companies approaching the field of tissue production for the first time (new investors or converters who want to begin producing paper internally), companies wishing to increase their production capacity at a reasonable investment, or those who intend dedicating a machine to the production of medium-high basis weights, all the while maintaining a high level of flexibility and minimal operating costs.
 
New generation of paper machines stands for "Xcellent Performance" and offers paper manufacturers decisive advantages—optimized individual components, combined with improved interfaces and process flows, result in a significant reduction in project and startup times.
 
White paper examines how AI-based operations tracking and management systems, such as BellHawk, can be used to improve the efficiency of industrial warehouses, prevent mistakes, and enable customer orders to be shipped on time.
 
New N500 Series wafer and N501 lug body valves feature ductile iron body construction with EDPM rubber seats.
 
Valves are ideally suited for high density cleaners, cyclones, trash dump valves, and refiner bypass or isolation applications in the pulp and paper, including tissue, industry.
 
 
Kadant Inc.
Xerium Technologies, Inc.
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